Every bride wants to look like she just returned from some sun-kissed Caribbean beach on her big day. But what if your fair complexion is that of a traditional English rose, all creamy porcelain with hints of blush? You know that not even equator-strength sun will produce a natural tan. (Besides, you want to stave off sun-borne wrinkles forever!) Enter the self-tanner: Self-tanners from our mothers' era were renowned for taking the user on a visit to Oompa-Loompaland. Fortunately, modern self-tanners are much improved, but you still need a sherpa to guide you up the mountain of products that promise glow-worthy results. Check out our list of top self-tanners from Amazon, Sephora, Nordstrom and more that'll give brides a soft, natural-looking glow without sun exposure. But before you use any of them, a pro tip: To stay free of streaks, exfoliate 24 hours prior to use, smooth the product evenly over freshly cleansed skin, and wash immediately hands after use. Now, get glowing!
With Cinderella's dainty slipper in their collective memories, some brides seldom think about comfortable shoes on the big day. But there's no wisdom in wearing wobbly stilettos to an event at which you might actually want to dance. Modern brides are opting for practical wedding shoes that can be worn more than once, as opposed to extremely high-heeled shoes that leave their tootsies blistered on the honeymoon. Also, we get it: Some very tall brides prefer to seek out more sensible heels, including flats, wedges and kitten heels that may also boast cushioned footbeds and supportive straps. So if you, too, want to dance the night away at your wedding, check out this list of swoon-worthy wedding flats that are just as ravishing as 4-inch heels (and much more practical). These styles from ASOS, Nordstrom, David's Bridal and more will take you from the ceremony to the after party in blissful comfort.
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
Weddings offer a rare opportunity to gather all of one's favorite people -- his and yours -- into one room for a fabulous time. Far before the wedding day arrives, you'll have chosen your most intimate friends to take their positions within the bridal party as bridesmaids and groomsmen. Thanking these special bridal party members with a gift is customary. You can do so before the wedding at various points: during the bachelor or bachelorette weekend or at the rehearsal dinner, for instance. Others do it while getting ready for the wedding, especially if the gift is something the guests might use to spruce themselves up, such as earrings or cuff links. Below, we've gathered an affordable selection of wedding party gifts. Believe it: For $10 and under, you can offer your bridesmaids and groomsmen gifts they'll use and enjoy for years to come from Amazon, Etsy, Walmart and other popular online stores.
Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
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EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, solid color, lapel collar, single-breasted, 1 button, multipockets, long sleeve...s, semi-lined. 62% Linen, 34% Viscose, 4% Elastane read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. jacquard, belt, folds, basic solid color, multipockets, v-neck, short sleeves, 3 buttons, single-breasted,... unlined. 51% Viscose, 49% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, two-tone, multipockets, button closing, lapel collar, single-breasted, long sle...eves, unlined. 34% Polyamide, 30% Polyester, 25% Cotton, 11% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, multicolor pattern, multipockets, one inside pocket, buckle, lapel collar, sing...le-breasted, long sleeves, semi-lined, single-breasted jacket. 57% Cotton, 32% Viscose, 11% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. flannel, jacquard, no appliqués, floral design, lapel collar, single-breasted, 3 buttons, multipockets, lo...ng sleeves, lined interior, rear slit. 67% Polyester, 18% Acrylic, 8% Wool, 7% Polyamide read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. Organza Plain weave No appliqués Solid color V-neck Single-breasted Zip Single chest pocket No pockets 3/4... length sleeves Fully lined. 85% Linen, 15% Polyamide read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, solid color, multipockets, single chest pocket, 2 buttons, lapel collar, single...-breasted, long sleeves, unlined, dual back vents, single-breasted jacket. 100% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. satin, velvet, darts, basic solid color, multipockets, pleated pocket, button closing, lapel collar, doubl...e-breasted, long sleeves, fully lined, back split, double-breasted jacket. 100% Viscose, Polyester read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. satin, floral design, single-breasted, no appliqués, 2 buttons, lapel collar, long sleeves, lined interior..., multipockets, waterproof, outerwear. 100% Silk read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, two-tone, 2 buttons, lapel collar, single-breasted, semi-lined, multipockets, single chest po...cket, long sleeves, dual back vents. 65% Virgin Wool, 35% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, twill, contrasting applications, two-tone, no pockets, square neckline, fully lined, single-b...reasted, stretch, single-breasted jacket. 60% Linen, 37% Viscose, 3% Elastane read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. lace, no appliqués, basic solid color, no pockets, snap button fastening, lapel collar, single-breasted, l...ong sleeves, fully lined, single-breasted jacket. 100% Polyester, Acetate, Viscose read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. Plain weave No appliqués Solid color Multipockets Button closing Mandarin collar Single-breasted Long slee...ves Fully lined. 85% Linen, 15% Polyamide read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, stripes, multipockets, pocket with flap, 3 buttons, lapel collar, single-breast...ed, long sleeves, fully lined, single-breasted jacket. 70% Polyester, 30% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. Velvet Flannel No appliqués Solid color Lapel collar Double-breasted Button closing Multipockets Long slee...ves Fully lined. 100% Virgin Wool, Viscose, Silk read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. silk shantung, embroidered detailing, solid color, multipockets, button closing, lapel collar, double-brea...sted, long sleeves, fully lined, dual back vents. 55% Cotton, 45% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, no appliqués, checked, multipockets, single chest pocket, button closing, lapel collar, singl...e-breasted, long sleeves, unlined, four internal pockets, single-breasted jacket. 100% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, flashes, solid color, mandarin collar, single-breasted, button closing, multipockets, long sl...eeves, buttoned cuffs, unlined. 55% Virgin Wool, 45% Linen read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. velvet, flashes, solid color, multipockets, button closing, lapel collar, single-breasted, long sleeves, f...ully lined, single-breasted jacket. 82% Viscose, 18% Silk read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, jacquard, no appliqués, floral design, multipockets, 2 buttons, lapel collar, single-breasted..., long sleeves, unlined, dual back vents, single chest pocket, single-breasted jacket. 54% Linen, 46% Cotton read more
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. plain weave, multipockets, single-breasted, unlined, solid color, lapel collar. 77% Viscose, 23% Linen
EMPORIO ARMANI Blazers. velvet, multicolor pattern, lapel collar, long sleeves, lined interior, double-breasted, button closing, d...arts, single chest pocket. 82% Viscose, 18% Silk, Virgin Wool read more